By Watchdog reporter

Kizza Besigye has been arrested on Independence day on the day freedom must reign supreme in Uganda.

Besigye who was due to address supporters at Katwe where the opposition was to hold parallel Independence day celebrations was rounded up and taken to Naggalama.

Police chief Gen Kale Kayihura and his spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi warned opposition leaders to desist from holding independence rallies.

It’s 54 years since Uganda got its independence. Most people say colonialists gave Ugandans more freedom than they have now.